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SanSisk MP3 player won't come on.

My sansa express will come on and show the SanDisk name and then immediately goes dead. I've tried to do a hard reset and get nothing. What else can I do?

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  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    it shows sansa then goes dead

  • suicideprinc Sep 23, 2008

    when press the power button the Sandisk logo will appear but then would immediatly go off

  • tobiasmadrid Apr 10, 2009

    my sansa mp3 player has sandisk written on the front but it wont turn on iv charged it and it just wont turn on.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    my sansa express is not starting

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    its retarded... it shows the opening screen thing, but then it goes dead.:/... it will only play and stay on if its plugged into a charger... i HATE sansa...

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    My sansa express will come on and show the SanDisk name and then
    immediately goes dead. The sansa express is also not recognized by my system after getting recognized for earlier two occassions


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Put it on a steady surface like on the ground and take the largest hammer (metal one will work fine) and hit it as hard as you can...All my problems are resolved!

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

Get a memory card.....put it in the mp3 and connect to the computer....and done:) helped in my case

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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U can immediately put the player in the 'll be reset it self to the normal again...i do the same hying.. try out

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My sansa express will come on and show the SanDisk name and then immediately goes dead

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    Not sure but it could be dead, but dont worry till you do a hard reset by pressing and holding down the "select(Square button)"and "volume up" buttons.

    I just got mine today and been looking through the sandisk forum.

    Hope that helps bye :)

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